conservatives

The Palin Trainwreck

Doug Smith
“Of late, whenever a candidate with the Palin blessing blows up, she blames it on the “lamestream media,” not personal responsibility.

Cronyism Scandal Rocks Vancouver

Doug Smith
The biggest single issue that got the Conservatives elected back in 2006 was the Sponsorship Scandal. Riding the wave of accountability and promises of a Federal Accountability Act, Stephen Harper became the first non-Liberal Prime Minister of Canada in the 21st Century.

Here We Go Again....

Doug Smith
Canadian federal politics, September 2009. Nothing has changed and it is as predictable as ever. I’ll leave it to better writers and political commentators to disseminate all the details, but here is a quick rundown of what’s happened so far in ‘09.

News at 15:00 EST

Doug Smith
What is the PM going to say at 15:00EST? “Sorry, I was just kidding.” “We’re not in a recession, but if a coalition takes over we will be.

Sound Economics

Doug Smith
It’s always been my understanding that one of the big draws to the Conservatives is their supposed sound economic policies. Over the last few evenings I’ve tried to find some balanced, non-partisan overview on the Harper government’s economic performance.

Beers, Burgers and an Election

Doug Smith
Not sure how you want to vote for the federal election? Caught between a rock and a hard decision? Or perhaps you think it is an easy decision but there’s some lingering questions in your mind.